Empowering future-ready energy

At SAIT, we’re proud of our roots in oil and gas. We also know that sustainable energy and technology will be critical to energy security, economic growth and environmental sustainability as the world's population increases and demand for energy continues to rise.

As Canada’s first school of energy, we’re committed to advancing next-generation energy with future-ready learning options for all career stages.

Taught by industry experts, we bring together diverse disciplines to ensure that our graduates are equipped to create energy systems that optimize and connect all viable forms of energy in smart, responsible ways. Join us in tackling the most critical work of our time.

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Our programs

I chose Environmental Technology due to the growing environmental sector in industry, as well as my personal interests in botany, ecology, hydrology and chemistry. If I can take my love of stomping around on mountains into my workplace while bettering the world, I would count that as a success.

Monica Collins
Environmental Technology student

See for yourself

Whether it's working in the field or in our labs that mimic job site environments, we pride ourselves on delivering industry-informed, hands-on training in energy and environment.

Check out our video playlist to learn more about the MacPhail School of Energy, our programs and the rewarding careers available in the energy sector.

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About us

We're committed to developing future-ready energy as the industry transitions towards environmental sustainability. Join us in tackling the most critical work of our time.

About our school

Connecting students and industry

We value our industry partnerships.

Find out how you can connect with talent in the pipeline and impact our future workforce.

You can also find support for your short- and medium-term projects by connecting with our students. It's mutually beneficial - you get the help you need while our students gain real work experience.

Capstone project and practicum opportunities for employers

Upcoming events and information sessions

Contact us

MacPhail School of Energy

KA440, Johnson-Cobbe Energy Centre, SAIT Main Campus

403.284.8451 403.284.8262 (fax) macphail.students@sait.ca